|CONTACT INFORMATION||For the person completing this report.|
|INFORMATION ABOUT THE BOARD|
|Official Name of the Board||Communicable Disease Preparedness Committee (CDPC)|
|Effective date of establishment||06/2006|
|Scope of Impact||System|
|Type of Board||Standing|
The purpose and authority of the Communicable Disease Preparedness Committee (CDPC) is the development and implementation of policies and actions necessary for the well-being of students, staff and faculty in case of a significant outbreak of a communicable disease on NMSU campus(es) and to develop plans for continuity of essential operations in the event of a disaster. This committee works directly with the various NMSU entities to accomplish this planning and preparedness. Communicable Disease Preparedness Committee is responsible for the Continuity of Operation Planning outlined in ARP 16.10 Emergency Preparedness and Response. The All Hazards Emergency Operations Plan cites Medical Incident Command as having authority for an incident involving communicable disease.
The CDPC is advisory to administration on medical incidents and makes recommendation to the President with the Emergency Planning Committee when it comes to issues of public health. The CDPC Steering subcommittee will advise campus President’s on issues of public health and coordination of response to incidents.
The CDPC is a standing committee represented by positions at the level of Director or Department Head or close designee that have authority to develop/recommend new policy and implement action plans. The CDPC, in conjunction with the Emergency Planning Committee, is responsible for planning and preparedness regarding Continuity of Operations, health disasters, and other disasters of long duration. The CDPC is advisory to the President and makes recommendations when it comes to issues of public health. The CDPC *Steering subcommittee is the core advisory group to the President and Community College Presidents on issues of public health and coordination of response to such incidents.
|What is the process for selecting a chair?|
Chair and co-chair are position appointments
|Chair for 2018-19 Academic Year|
|Co-Chair for 2018-19 Academic Year|
|Co-chair Name||Lori McKee|
|Additional Membership Details|
|Members are appointed by||By Position|
|Position appointment description|
o There is a Standing CDPC with a Steering Subcommittee with members identified by position
|Are terms staggered?||No|
|Are members subject to reappointment?||No|
|What is the process for filling vacant positions?|
Chair of CDPC requests Dean or Vice President to identify the individual to take the lead for the designated unit.
|MEETINGS & ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT|
|What university office/function provides administrative support to this board?|
Research Integrity and Compliance, Manager, Biosafety /Export Control
|What are the requirements for the number of meetings to be held annually?|
Semi annual meetings are scheduled and convened based on current issues and agenda. The number of in person meetings was reduced and electronic communications are used to communicate updates and facilitate continuity of operation planning.
|Was the requirement for the number of meetings met?||Yes|
|List of Meeting Dates|
September 11, 2018
• Monitored infectious diseases especially Measles in relation to the college population and State of New Mexico